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Re: largefiles in linux? (>2Gig)



On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 06:00:58AM -0800, Chris Palmer wrote:
> Hi...
> 
> As far as I know, "large" files (greater than 2Gig) are 
> not supported in linux.  Has this changed, or is anyone
> aware of any work on this?

large files are supported on 64 bit archectures, such as the alpha or
ultrasparc.  

for 32 bit archetectures if you have kernel 2.4 and glibc 2.2 compiled
with 2.4 kernel headers you will have large file support.  (some
userland might need recompiling too, im not sure on that)  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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